Thanks for Your Interest in Having Arthur Speak at Your Next Event
Arthur is an experienced and dynamic speaker with a heart for teens. As a former youth pastor, Arthur has been working with teenagers and their families for well over a decade. His sense of humor and highly practical way of speaking has audiences both laughing and taking notes. Arthur currently serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), working with students in the foster care system. He also sits on the board of directors for Camp Orchard Hill, a large youth camp in Pennsylvania. Arthur holds a B.S. in Youth Ministry from Lancaster Bible College and a Masters Degree in Family Ministry from Capital Bible Seminary. He and his wife, Elizabeth are pre-adoptive foster parents to two incredible teenagers.
Some Topics Arthur Can Speak On:
ADOPTION & FOSTER CARE
// Helping Home School Parents talk to Their Adopted & Foster Kids about God.
// Helping Parents Disciple Their Adopted & Foster Children & Teenagers.
// A Day in The Life of a Residential Treatment Facility.
// Orphan Care & God's Heart for The Vulnerable.
DISCIPLESHIP & SPIRITUAL FORMATION
// A Question of Faith: What if one question could completely change your perspective?
// The Unique Discipleship Needs of Hurting Children & Teenagers in Christian Camping.
// The Unique Discipleship Needs of Hurting Teenagers in Student Ministry.
// Trust! He's Got You! - An encouraging message of hope in our savior.
// All Things New: Through Christ we Can be Made New.
// Why do Bad Things Happen to Good People?
// A Better Way - Love!
PERSONAL PRODUCTIVITY & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
// Helping Teenagers & Young Adults Become More Productive.
// Helping Teenagers & Young Adults Discover Who They Are.
// Barriers to Great Leadership.
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What Others Are Saying
"Arthur Woods is able to clearly and effectively communicate the truth's of God's word to middle school and high school audiences. His love for God and students is evident not only in his speaking but in his interactions with students 'off the stage' and in his personal life. He is one of our favorites here at Camp Orchard Hill!”
- Jim Payne, Executive Director
Camp Orchard Hill
“Through his own experiences with foster and adopted youth, Arthur has identified a need and successfully created a product that meets that need. Trusting the God of the Gospel powerfully equips Christian parents, counselors, and youth workers to share the Gospel with teens who desperately need to know and understand their Father’s love and care.”
- Cindy King, Founder
Victorious Hope Adoption Consulting
"Arthur's message of living with intention and purpose is a must have for every Christian high school or youth group. I loved how Mr Woods shares real practical suggestions . . . ."
- Andrew Bell, Head of School
Christian School of York
“Arthur Wood is filling in a huge gap in the world of foster/ adopt families. He is creating relevant and user friendly material to help parents understand and care for the unique spiritual needs of children and teens. He is an engaging presenter and facilitates conversation to help families in a manner that demonstrates his personal and ministerial experience.”
- Nancy Mehesy, Therapist
“Arthur is a gifted teacher and trainer who has a heart to empower and equip others to reach the next generation. Arthur’s passion to care for teenagers who have traumatic backgrounds has helped him know how to lead others in caring for teenagers who have been through trauma in appropriate and practical ways, with Jesus Christ being at the center.”
- Kurtis Zimmerman, Regional Director
TNT Student Ministries
“Arthur’s empathy is the power of his message. He doesn’t talk at people; he connects with his audience and offers highly relevant insight to discipleship . . .”
- Robert Mattox, Founder
(1) Great Communication in the Days and Weeks Leading up to Your Event.
(2) Well Designed Projection Visuals During Presentation.
(3) Interactive and Dynamic Spoken Presentation that Resonates with Your Audience.
(4) A Message that Connects to Your Event's Theme and Desired Outcomes.
(5) Professional and Friendly Interactions with You and Your Audience.
(6) An Overall Positive and Productive Experience That Makes You Glad That You Hired Arthur.